Discovery at the Library

Yesterday I took my boy for an outing in city. We ate a fun lunch and went for a visit to the Natural History Museum. There, we discovered the complete skeleton of a unique dinosaur-fish (Mosasaurus) from right here in Maastricht. It was discovered in its entirety in the cliffs of chalk and sandstone, two … More Discovery at the Library

Swedish: The Nordic Language of Love

To this day I regret not learning to speak Swedish when I had the chance. My first visit to Sweden was also my first visit to any country where English is not the first language. During a journey when anything that could wrong, did go wrong, speaking a little bit of Swedish could have helped … More Swedish: The Nordic Language of Love

Road-mania! The ONE thing you should know before driving in Romania.

    “What is that up ahead, there, on the shoulder? A tractor?”

    “No, it’s a horse cart!”

    “What’s it carrying?” I asked trying not to look.

    “I don’t…really…know….” Christine’s eyes followed the wagon as we passed the one horse rickshaw. Grungy, toothless gypsies urged their mangy bowed-back steed to move faster.

   “…strange…” I whispered squinting into the rear view mirror.

  “Watch out!” … More Road-mania! The ONE thing you should know before driving in Romania.

More Road-mania! The ONE thing you should know before driving in Romania.

More Road-mania! The ONE thing you should know before driving in Romania.